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This collection contains items from the Smithsonian Field Book Project, an initiative to increase accessibility to field book content that documents natural history.

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united states. bureau of fisheries
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schmitt, waldo l. (waldo lasalle), 1887-1977
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u.s. coast and geodetic survey
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shimek, bohumil, 1861-1937
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national museum of natural history (u.s.) pacific ocean biological survey program
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bailey, vernon, 1864-1942
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This collection contains items from the Smithsonian Field Book Project, an initiative to increase accessibility to field book content that documents natural history.
Topic: Natural history
Smithsonian Field Books
by Mann, William M., 1886-1960; Mann, Lucile Quarry, 1897-1986
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eye 1,116
favorite 2
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Zoos, Zoology, Wild animal collecting
Smithsonian Field Books
by Waller, Horace, 1833-1896, collector; Kirk, John, Sir, 1832-1922, associated name; Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries); Smithsonian Field Book Project
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eye 669
favorite 10
comment 0
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Topics: Pictorial works, Specimens, Waller, Horace, 1833-1896, Butterflies, Nature prints
Smithsonian Field Books
by Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927
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eye 664
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topic: Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867)
Smithsonian Field Books
by Mann, William M., 1886-1960; Mann, Lucile Quarry, 1897-1986; Heinrich, Carl, 1880-1955
texts
eye 561
favorite 8
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: National Zoological Park (U.S.), National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Institution Expedition to...
Smithsonian Field Books
by Mann, William M., 1886-1960; Mann, Lucile Quarry, 1897-1986
texts
eye 536
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: National Zoological Park (U.S.), National Geographic Society (U.S.), National Geographic...
Smithsonian Field Books
by Rafinesque, C. S. (Constantine Samuel), 1783-1840
texts
eye 526
favorite 14
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Ichthyology, Mollusks, Botany, Entomology, Herpetology, Mycology
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Botany, Botanists, Grasses
Smithsonian Field Books
by True, Frederick William, 1858-1914
texts
eye 472
favorite 1
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Miocene, Cetaceans, Mammalogy, Paleontology
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Zoologists, Mammalogy, Ornithology, Reptiles
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 450
favorite 2
comment 0
English
Topics: Botany, Ornithology, Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Smithsonian Field Books
by Chase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963
texts
eye 449
favorite 5
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restrictions: At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.
Topics: Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935, Botany
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Botany, Botanists, Grasses
Smithsonian Field Books
by Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935; Chase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963
texts
eye 444
favorite 1
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Botany, Botanists, Grasses
Smithsonian Field Books
by Chase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963
texts
eye 402
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Botany, Botanists, Grasses
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States Dept. of Agriculture, Mammalogy, Mammologists, Ornithology, Botany
Smithsonian Field Books
by Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929
texts
eye 395
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restrictions: At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.
Topics: Entomology, Sawflies
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 392
favorite 1
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States Dept. of Agriculture, Mammalogy, Mammologists, Ornithology, Botany
Smithsonian Field Books
by Chase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963
texts
eye 385
favorite 1
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States Dept. of Agriculture, Botany, Grasses, Reconstruction (1914-1939), Herbarium
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States National Museum, Ornithology, Migratory birds
Smithsonian Field Books
by Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
texts
eye 333
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Mammalogy, Botany, Ornithology, Mammologists
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 333
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Marine biology, Ichthyology, Marine invertebrates
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916
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eye 328
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This journal and register includes material on mammals of the Hudson Highlands and an index to all of the notes on birds; a list of specimens by label number and a chronological list of birds seen each day, 1874 to 1886. Mearns writes at the beginning of the journal that he will start with a list of labels of birds already collected, then will commence with listing birds seen every day since March 5 1874. The initial label list includes the following: locations, sex and age, scientific name,...
Topics: Ornithology, Mammalogy
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
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eye 322
favorite 2
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Anthropology, Archaeology, Geology, Pre-Columbian art
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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eye 319
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The volume documents the field work of Paul Bartsch on nudibranchs during the Philippines Expedition aboard the U.S.S. Albatross, as well as detailed field illustrations by Kumataro Ito [ , ]. Also includes news clippings. Inside the front cover is a poem by Bartsch,"count that day lost whose low descending sun finds no new nudibranch described, drawn and done." The illustrations were created on individual sheets of paper and pasted into the volume. They appear to be watercolor and...
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Albatross Philippine Expedition (1907-1910), Invertebrates, Marine...
Smithsonian Field Books
by Erdman, Donald S
texts
eye 316
favorite 2
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Ichthyology, Fisheries
Smithsonian Field Books
by United States. Bureau of Fisheries
texts
eye 310
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Marine biology
Smithsonian Field Books
by Silberglied, Robert E
texts
eye 302
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Entomology, Herpetology
Smithsonian Field Books
by Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937
texts
eye 302
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Geology, Botany, Paleontology
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 290
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States Dept. of Agriculture, Mammalogy, Mammologists, Ornithology, Botany
Smithsonian Field Books
by Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929
texts
eye 285
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.
Topic: Entomology
Smithsonian Field Books
by Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
texts
eye 282
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States National Museum, Ornithology
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 282
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States Dept. of Agriculture, Mammalogy, Mammologists, Ornithology, Botany
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States Dept. of Agriculture, Mammalogy, Mammologists, Ornithology, Botany, Animal tracks
Smithsonian Field Books
by Myers, George S (George Sprague) 1905-1985
texts
eye 278
favorite 1
comment 1
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
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Topics: Herpetology, Ichthyology
Smithsonian Field Books
by Moynihan, M
texts
eye 277
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Ornithology, Animal behavior, Ethology
English
Topics: Botany, Mammalogy, Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Smithsonian Field Books
by Erdman, Donald S
texts
eye 272
favorite 1
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Ichthyology, Fisheries
Smithsonian Field Books
by United States. Bureau of Fisheries
texts
eye 269
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Marine biology, Ichthyology, Marine invertebrates
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 269
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States Antarctic Program, Palmer Peninsula (Antarctica) Survey (1962-1963), Zoology,...
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 265
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Entomology, Beetles
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 265
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Mammalogy, Botany, Ornithology, Mammologists
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 265
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States Dept. of Agriculture, Mammalogy, Mammologists, Ornithology, Botany
Smithsonian Field Books
by Deignan, H. G. (Herbert Girton), 1906-
texts
eye 263
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.
Topic: Ornithology
Smithsonian Field Books
by Erdman, Donald S
texts
eye 259
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Ichthyology, Invertebrates, Herpetology, Ornithology, Fisheries
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
texts
eye 259
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Anthropology, Archaeology, Geology, Mayan art
Smithsonian Field Books
by United States. Bureau of Fisheries
texts
eye 258
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Marine biology
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 257
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Marine biology, Ichthyology, Marine invertebrates
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States Dept. of Agriculture, Mammalogy, Mammologists, Ornithology, Botany, Animal tracks
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
eye 257
favorite 0
comment 0
The memorabilia of the Presidential Cruise of 1938 collected by Waldo Schmitt, and include naval orders of the day, that indicate times for activities (including collecting), locations anchored, visitors,and press releases of discoveries and shipboard activities. Additionally includes memorabilia from Shellback ceremony and extra curricular activities. Covers the locations visited during the cruise in the Galapagos [Archipilago de Coln], Panama, Mexico, Costa Rica
Topics: Presidential Cruise of 1938, Zoology, Ichthyology
Smithsonian Field Books
by United States. Bureau of Fisheries
texts
eye 255
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Fish Hawk (Steamer), Marine biology, Marine invertebrates, Ichthyology
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 250
favorite 1
comment 0
restrictions: At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Paleobiology at 202-633-1334 to make an appointment.
Topics: Paleontology, Cetaceans, Mammalogy
Smithsonian Field Books
by Allard, H. A. (Harry Ardell), 1880-1963
texts
eye 249
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.
Topics: Botany, Botanists
Smithsonian Field Books
by United States. Bureau of Fisheries
texts
eye 248
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Marine biology
Smithsonian Field Books
by Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
texts
eye 244
favorite 1
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Northwest Boundary Survey, 1857-1861, Zoology, Mammalogy, Ornithology, Herpetology, Ichthyology
Smithsonian Field Books
by Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929
texts
eye 242
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.
Topic: Entomology
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States Dept. of Agriculture, Mammalogy, Mammologists, Ornithology, Botany
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States National Museum, Calao (Ship), Ornithology, Migratory birds
Smithsonian Field Books
by Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929
texts
eye 236
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Entomology, Lepidoptera
Smithsonian Field Books
by Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
texts
eye 236
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: United States National Museum, Ornithology
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 235
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Marine biology, Ichthyology, Marine invertebrates
Smithsonian Field Books
by Graham, David Crockett
texts
eye 235
favorite 0
comment 0
English
Topics: Entomology, Ornithology, Mammalogy, Herpetology
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 235
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Botany, Botanists, Grasses
Smithsonian Field Books
by United States. Bureau of Fisheries
texts
eye 233
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Marine biology, Ichthyology, Marine invertebrates
Smithsonian Field Books
by United States. Bureau of Fisheries
texts
eye 233
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Marine biology, Ichthyology, Marine invertebrates
Smithsonian Field Books
by Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929
texts
eye 231
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.
Topic: Entomology
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 231
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Marine biology, Ichthyology, Marine invertebrates
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topic: Ornithology
Smithsonian Field Books
by Chase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963
texts
eye 228
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Botany, Botanists, Grasses
Smithsonian Field Books
by Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929
texts
eye 228
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.
Topic: Entomology
Smithsonian Field Books
by Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929
texts
eye 228
favorite 1
comment 0
restrictions: At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.
Topic: Entomology
Smithsonian Field Books
texts
eye 227
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Albatross (Steamer), Marine biology, Ichthyology, Marine invertebrates
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Seals (Animals), Ornithology, Mammalogy
Smithsonian Field Books
by Gibbs, Robert H., Jr
texts
eye 227
favorite 0
comment 0
restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Entomologists, Entomology, Odonata, Dragonflies, Damselflies
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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eye 226
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This volume contains several catalogs of birds and mammals observed and collected in 1884 and 1885. Not all lists are chronologically in order: List of birds collected in Arizona Territory; Birds sent to Prof. Louis A. Berega (page 36); list of birds and mammals (and some diary information) from 17 March 1884 to 28 August 1885 in Fort Verde (currently Camp Verde), Arizona (this list is broken up by other notes and not in order), collector numbers 2644-4187 (birds) and 91-237 (mammals); Serpents...
Topics: Ornithology, Mammalogy, Botany